Thursday, March 24, 2016
Unpacking the Census

“This is a testament to the difference that citizens working together with policy makers can make,” said Richmond Mayor Dwight C. Jones addressing a forum attended by more than 150 area residents who had come to assess the impact of five years of sustained efforts to reduce poverty and to discuss next steps.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Jake Hershman, Executive Director of Initiatives of Change, Inc.

Chair of the Initiatives of Change (IofC) USA Board of Directors, H. Alexander Wise, Jr., today announced the hiring of Jacob J. Hershman as Executive Director of IofC USA, effective April 18, 2016.

Sunday, March 20, 2016
AP Good Governance

Seven Americans joined others from twenty-five countries at a Dialogue on Just Governance in the breathtakingly beautiful Initiatives of Change Center at Panchgani, India. Charles Aquilina was among the attendees and he captures some of the conference highlights.

Saturday, March 19, 2016
Jacqueline Johnson

"Purposeful. At the end of each weekend module of the Community Trustbuilding Fellowship (CTF), participants are asked to share a word or brief phrase that describes their key takeaways or feelings about the sessions." Jacquie Johnson reflects on her experience as a Community Trustbuilding Fellow.

Thursday, March 17, 2016
Creators of Peace USA

Who could have imagined, that sixty-nine years after the partition of India, two women, whose parents were on opposite sides within the Punjab region, would come together in the United States to facilitate a Creators of Peace (CoP) Circle. Anjum Ali and Kavita Kapur first met through a Creators of Peace Circle in 2015.